In this post, you will find great Stigma Quotes from famous people, such as PnB Rock, Vivienne Ming, Amanda Seales, Jack O’Connell, Jennifer Holliday. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
When I was suffering with depression, people weren’t talking about depression. It had a stigma.
I fought a disease. I fought a disease called depression that a lot of people fight every single day. And unlike other diseases, there is a stigma surrounding it.
It’s time to remove the stigma associated with promoting homeownership.
I am privileged to have people around me who understand mental illnesses and mental health. However, the stigma around it is huge.
I want to bust the stigma attached to alcoholism in our country. Women particularly are discouraged from seeking help because it’s a matter of shame for the family. We don’t share our pain or frailties; we cover our weaknesses, and it becomes a cancer.
Whenever you tell a group of people that they can’t use bathrooms, or they can’t access spaces that other people use, that is dehumanizing. It is discriminatory, and it reinforces the stigma and the prejudices that the transgender community already faces.
Within psychology and neuroscience, some new and rigorous experimental paradigms for studying consciousness have helped it begin to overcome the stigma that has been attached to the topic for most of this century.
There was a time when the term liberal had been so thoroughly demonized by those on the right that I remember consciously choosing to call myself a progressive in order to evade the stigma. But there was no change in my perspective that accompanied it.
My first AIDS campaign was in 1985. There was this dark cloud, everybody was socially inspired – we hadn’t seen social consciousness like that since the ’60s – but most people were talking about hunger in Africa. Nobody was talking about this really ominous circumstance here in the U.S. because of this fear of stigma.
Exacerbating the problem of mass incarceration is that, even after someone is released from prison, the stigma of a misdemeanor or felony conviction makes finding gainful employment difficult, if not impossible.
There’s that stigma about New Yorkers, how they’re so mean, but in my experience it was quite the opposite. People were very genuine and very nice, even on the subway.
Epilepsy is a disease in the shadows. Patients are often reluctant to admit their condition – even to close family, friends or co-workers – because there’s still a great deal of stigma and mystery surrounding the disease that plagued such historical figures as Julius Caesar, Edgar Allan Poe and Lewis Carroll.
The stigma of movie actors doing television is gone now.
There’s a mental health problem in the sense that people are so afraid of the stigma that they don’t get help. But there’s absolutely a gun control problem in the country.
I never looked at the bigger picture. I was just so passionate about football; I just wanted an opportunity to play with no barriers and no stigma.
I would argue further that Barack Obama‘s election to the presidency of the United States was essentially an American sophistication, a national exercise in seeing what was not there and a refusal to see what was there – all to escape the stigma not of stupidity but of racism.
I want to tell people that I had post-natal depression because there is so much stigma around the subject and there shouldn’t be.
The great thing about ‘Hamilton,’ for me, is so many people have been exposed to and are more open to hip-hop and certain artists, despite the stigma that had before been attached to it.
Day 1, when I was drafted to the Toronto Raptors, they had this stigma on them: Every guy leaves. Nobody wants to be here. Superstars, nobody wants to play in Canada. From Day 1, my whole mindset and approach to the game, being in Toronto, was I wanted to change that whole narrative to that whole organization.
Not everybody needs medication, and there is a big stigma around it, people can’t wait to come off it or they are scared it will change their personality.
Obviously, breast cancer is very much out there but cervical cancer isn’t talked about as much because there’s a bit more of a stigma around it. Certainly that’s something I want to make sure that young girls know.
I started really young, like 12 or 13, and then I started doing school plays. We had a really good drama department, so the kind of drama-geek stigma wasn’t really there in my high school.
Money and one of its embodiments, social class, are both riveting and mysterious to children. And if we don’t challenge today‘s stigma around class status, it will warp a new generation‘s experience of an even more important class – the kind in which they learn. And that’s one thing we simply can’t afford.
I think it’s very wrong to be an unwed mother. You give your child the stigma of illegitimacy.
When you live a certain way for so long, that’s the only way people can see you. I don’t necessarily mean that’s who you is or you can’t change, but it’s a stigma that they put on you when you’re from a place where I’m from. That’s one way of looking at ‘Trapped.’
Any stigma will do to beat a dogma.
There’s such a stigma around mental illness, and this idea that you’re going to come off as disturbed or weak somehow by being open about these things. I’ve never felt embarrassed or shy talking about it; it’s such an integral part of my life.
This is how systems of oppression work: The violence, discrimination, and stigma I face as a woman compounds the violence, discrimination, and stigma I face as a trans person, and vice versa.
I want to break down some of the stigma associated with mental illness.
As an activist who uses storytelling to combat stigma, I have always been adamant that we tell our own stories.
My mom Neerja and I started this movement called Mpower. The whole idea is to break the stigma attached to mental illnesses.
The stigma of the straight-to-DVD thing is over.
There is a difference between going under the knife and the stigma.
When I started on ‘The West Wing,’ that was at a time when this was still a stigma, because movie stars didn’t do TV. Now, every movie star is desperate to find their ‘True Detective.’